Arrest made in Savannah knife attack

Jan. 22– UPDATE: According to the Savannah Police Department, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department arrested Michael King last night on the city law enforcement agency’s charges of attempted second degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault. 

Jan. 21– Savannah police are investigating what is being described as an attempted second degree murder and aggravated assault that occurred last night at 95 Bellwood St.

According to police Chief Gary Will Jr., officers are looking for Michael King, 33 of Selmer, in connection with a knife attack on multiple people at the residence there. Three victims were transported to Hardin Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, including lacerations to the head and face.

Reported injured were area residents Paula Jerrolds, 46, and Kristian Thacker, 24. The identity of the third injured person was not available this morning.


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